These great hollow globes of artificial super-metals, and artificial transparent adamant, ranged in size from the earliest and smallest structures, which were no bigger than a very small asteroid, to spheres considerably larger than the Earth. (Olaf Stapledon, STAR MAKER)
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Ribbons and Pearls
Today's Astronomy Picture of the Day comes courtesy of the European Southern Observatory, spiral galaxy NGC 1398 in Fomax. Star formation in action!